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2009-10-13 14:04:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: In a major effort to help prevent the seasonal flu, The Clorox Company will host a free flu clinic at the South Central Family Health Center (SCFHC) in South Central Los Angeles.

2009-10-06 13:59:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the thermometer dropping and the onset of flu season upon us, AARP is reaching out to their membership and the public to encourage them to get a seasonal flu vaccine this year.

2009-10-06 07:53:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- D&W Fresh Markets, Family Fare, Felpausch, Glen's and VG's neighborhood stores are pleased to announce beginning October 2, they will be providing seasonal flu and pneumonia vaccinations.

2009-09-29 07:30:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- With the emergence of the 2009 H1N1 virus and the presence of annual seasonal flu, health experts are concerned that this flu season could be more confusing than ever for families.

2009-09-28 08:11:40

A new study is about to be published in Canada that links the swine flu virus to seasonal flu shots, Canadian health officials say. The report, which is under peer review, suggests that people vaccinated against seasonal flu are twice as likely to contract the swine flu, The Globe and Mail of Canada reported Monday. Researchers Danuta Skowronski of the British Columbia Center for Disease Control and Gaston De Serrres of Laval University of Quebec are not allowed to comment on their findings...

2009-09-24 13:00:00

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health finds less than half of parents plan to have their children vaccinated against H1N1 flu, despite higher disease risk; Hispanic parents more likely to vaccinate ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept.

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2009-09-24 06:20:00

In a flux of news regarding flu vaccine production and availability, the makers of Tamiflu have alerted doctors that there is a shortage of the children's version of the drug, which serves as the first-line treatment for both swine flu and seasonal flu.

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2009-09-23 14:55:00

Pregnant women should be sure to get all their flu shots as soon as the vaccines become available this year to protect them against both the seasonal flu and the H1N1 (swine) flu, according to eight leading national maternal and infant health organizations.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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